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Burbank police commissioners, pushing to strengthen their roles as overseers of the department, are attending a conference sponsored by a nonprofit that trains civilian groups on just that topic. Three members of the commission will be attending the...
Burbank Police Commissioners are taking a hands-on approach as they assume their new oversight roles for a department working to leave its past behind. After months of discussing what their roles would be as an oversight body and how they would ensure...
Noel Greenwood, a former senior editor at the Los Angeles Times who helped shape local and California coverage as the newspaper outgrew its modest local ambitions and transformed itself into one of national stature, died Sunday at his Santa Barbara home....
Leo Branton Jr., a civil rights and entertainment lawyer whose stirring defense of '60s radical Angela Davis brought him his most celebrated victory in a six-decade career often spent championing unpopular cases, died of natural causes Friday in Los...
>> 20 Years Ago — The verdicts may still be some time away but all of Southern California is bracing itself for the possibility of more riots as the second trial of the officers accused of beating Los Angeles motorist Rodney King continues. Local...
In the three-plus years since Charlie Beck put on the chief's badge at the LAPD, his goal has been to consolidate a modern, multiethnic, publicly responsible 10,000-officer department, as envisioned in the rattling reforms of 15 and 20 years ago. The...
I expected fireworks in South Los Angeles this week, when LAPD Chief Charlie Beck showed up at a community meeting to talk about Christopher Dorner, the ex-cop turned killer whose manifesto cast the department in an ugly light, resurrecting decades of...
There won't be a happy ending to Christopher Dorner's quest for vengeance against the Los Angeles Police Department. Nothing justifies his murder of innocents or his threats against LAPD personnel and their families. The only positive thing that can...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fugitive ex-Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner's claim in an online "manifesto" that his career was undone by racist colleagues conspiring against him comes at a time when it's widely held that the police department has...
During his nearly 40 years as a columnist for this newspaper, my late father occasionally tweaked his readers — quite disingenuously — by belittling his cat, knowing the slur would stir invective so passionate and erudite that he could fill...
L.A. NOWThe attorney for Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, the alleged person behind the Manti Te’o fake-girlfriend affair, said his client pretended to be the woman in phone calls with the football star. Attorney MIlton Grimes said Tuiasosopo was acting when he...
L.A. NOWRonaiah Tuiasosopo to speak on Dr. Phil: Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, the alleged mastermind behind the Manti Te’o fake girlfriend affair, was planning to come clean and reveal the exact nature of his relationship with the football player and his role in the...
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